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Black Rocks, Cromford

RegionEast Midlands
ClubDerwent Valley Orienteers
Nearest townCromford
PostcodeDE4 4GT
Carpark locationOn B5036 from Cromford to Wirksworth, signed Black Rocks car park (pay and display) best to take second turn in to upper car park.

Available Map

A challenging course in a mix of woodland, forestry and rough open areas. Not suitable for primary school groups. Options to use paths or go off path. Some controls are on steep ground.

Other Things to do in the Area

High Peak Trail (you can cycle traffic free for miles in either direction from here on this former railway line). National Stone Centre. Middleton Top Engine House. There is much industrial archaeology and geological interest on site. Superb views over the Derwent Valley.

Maps Available From

Visitor Centre, Middleton top.  Visitor Centre High Peak Junction.

For bulk copies, please contact Derwent Valley Orienteering Club.

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience